Many of those seeking asylum in the United Kingdom are living in a state of flux, unable to legally work for a living, with dire consequences on community relations and mental health. In Oldham, near Manchester, one woman knows just how painful this can be.
Hanadi fled war-torn Syria with her family in 2014, finding refuge in the small town of Kessel Eik in the Netherlands. While she takes the enormous upheaval in her stride, she pines for a day when she can return to the home she once knew.
Coming of age is hard, no matter how or where it happens. But for thousands of young people from South Sudan, growing up in Australia has been tantamount to a fresh start – an opportunity to forge new friendships, ambitions and identities.
In Huck 53 we explore real stories of refugees: What does it mean to be forced from your home and to set off for a new life with no guarantees? Here's a list of refugees who went on to make great things.